possible gpl violation by webshop xt:commerce

Alex Hudson home at alexhudson.com
Sat Jan 21 13:33:33 UTC 2006

On Sat, 2006-01-21 at 14:01 +0100, Hanno Böck wrote:
> The webshop xt:commerce, which is a fork of the GPLed oscommerce, doesn't 
> provide it's latest version for download, but they still claim it's GPL.
> Now, to get the source, you need to pay a "development- and support fee" of 98 
> eur for twelve months.

I don't think it is a violation.

As I understand it from their site, they will not give you any type of
copy unless you purchase it. That's ok with the GPL.

Now, if you purchase it and they withhold the proper source, that would
be a violation.



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